Paso Robles woman sentenced to nearly 3 years for embezzlement

By CCT STAFF A former office manager for the Life Community Church in Paso Robles, who was convicted of embezzling more than $200,000, received a prison sentence on Monday of two years and eight months. Claire Easton, 51, was also... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo police searching for pair of counterfeiters

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo police are searching for two men who allegedly used counterfeit cash to buy products from a beauty store Sunday evening. The suspects made the purchase in Ulta Beauty at about 6 p.m., according to... (Continue reading)

What’s driving SLO County’s erratic marijuana oversight?

By KAREN VELIE San Luis Obispo County supervisors will not only consider extending the time marijuana growers can continue to operate without a land use permit on Tuesday, but also what specific benchmarks applicants need to achieve to stay in... (Continue reading)

Attorney General investigating alleged racial profiling at Cal Poly

By CCT STAFF The California Attorney General’s Office is currently investigating an alleged racial profiling incident that occurred last year at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. [Mustang News] On an undisclosed date last fall, a faculty member who is... (Continue reading)

San Luis Obispo police searching for alleged two thieves

By CCT STAFF San Luis Obispo police are searching for two thieves who allegedly stole from several businesses in the city over the weekend. At about 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, a theft occurred at a department store, Police Chief Deanna... (Continue reading)

Vehicle bursts into flames on Highway 101 near Arroyo Grande

By CCT STAFF A car fire broke out on Highway 101 near Arroyo Grande Sunday afternoon, leaving a sedan badly burned. Shortly before 1:30 p.m., the car caught on fire on northbound Highway 101 about 1.25 miles north of Laetitia... (Continue reading)

Three teens hospitalized after shooting in Lompoc

By CCT STAFF Three teens suffered gunshot wounds during a shooting in Lompoc on Saturday night. Shortly before 9 p.m., callers reported a shooting at the Fiesta Apartment complex at 416 North Street. Officers arrived to find two males, a... (Continue reading)

SLO County supervisor candidates voice their differences at forum

By CCT STAFF Candidates for the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors District 5 seat bantered over their views on housing and the local economy at an Atascadero Chamber of Commerce forum on Thursday. Incumbent Supervisor Debbie Arnold and... (Continue reading)

$20,000 reward offered for killer of seal near San Simeon

By CCT STAFF Law enforcement is offering a reward of up to $20,000 for information that that leads to civil penalties or the arrest of anyone involved in the shooting death of an elephant seal found dead in September near... (Continue reading)

One person seriously injured in crash on Highway 46

By CCT STAFF One person suffered serious injuries in a single vehicle crash on Highway 46 near Hidden Valley Ranch Road on Saturday morning. At about 9:30 a.m., the driver lost control of their vehicle and crashed into an oak... (Continue reading)